2 Easy and Elegant French Chocolate Desserts

French Chocolate Dessert, Photo by Aliena Varghese, Flickr Commons

The first of these recipes is for a wonderfully delectable chocolate tart. These are quite a treat any time and are an appropriate dessert for any formal or casual occasion.They look very elegant and taste fantastic.

Chocolate Tart
Tarte a la Ganache

1 9 inch pre-baked tart or pie shell
10 ounces good quality, sweet, dark chocolate
1 1/4 cups heavy cream

Break the chocolate into small pieces and place in a sturdy, heat resistant mixing bowl.

Pour the cream into a small saucepan and warm on medium heat. Remove from heat as soon as it comes to a boil.

Pour the hot cream on top of the chocolate and cover the mixing bowl with a plate. Let it sit for five minutes.

Using a wooden spoon stir the chocolate and cream until completely mixed. Pour into the pie shell.

Refrigerate your tart for at least an hour before eating. You can decorate it just before serving with colored candies, chocolate curls and/or whipped cream..

Makes 8 servings

Continue to the next page for an incredible chocolate mousse recipe.

Everyones love chocolate mousse and now you have a wonderful recipe for chocolate mousse that is amazingly delicious, but is also simple to make. Be sure and add these delightful recipes to your collection.

Chocolate Mousse
Mousse Au Chocolate

8 ounces good quality dark cooking chocolate
6 eggs, at room temperature
whipped cream (optional)

Melt the chocolate in a double boiler.

Separate the eggs into two large bowls.

Beat the egg whites until very stiff.

Stir the melted chocolate into the egg yolks, beating vigorously until the mixture is smooth.

Stir one third of the egg whites into the chocolate mixture and mix until thoroughly blended.

Carefully fold in the rest of the egg whites.

Spoon the mousse into individual parfait glasses, chill and serve with whipped cream and shaved chocolate if you wish.

4 to 6 servings

Looking for something a little fancier, but still easy and delicious? On Easy French Food you can find more French chocolate desserts including this Chocolate Charlotte Recipe, for a fanciful and gorgeous dessert. Also this Chocolate Mousse Cake Recipe for an absolutely decadent dessert that won’t have you in the kitchen all day long. Bon Appetit!

We hope that you truly enjoy these wonderful french chocolate desserts and invite you to share them with your friends on Facebook and Twitter. You may also enjoy trying some of the many other recipes available here on Recipe Corral.

Source: Article By Kim Steele

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